Tucker went 2-for-3 with a triple, a home run, a walk, four RBI and three runs scored in Sunday's 7-4 win over the Blue Jays. Tucker came home on a bases-loaded walk in the second inning and followed that up with an RBI triple and a run scored in the third. He capped off his big day at the plate with a three-run blast to put the Astros ahead 7-0 in the fourth. The 24-year-old owns a .651 OPS with 11 extra-base hits through 132 plate appearances.
Tucker isn't in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Yankees, Mark Berman of Fox 26 reports. Tucker had gone just 2-for-12 with a run, four walks and four strikeouts in the last four games. Aledmys Diaz will start in right field and bat seventh.
Tucker isn't starting Thursday's game against Seattle, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. Tucker will get what appears to be a routine day off after he went 2-for-6 with a walk, a steal, an RBI and two runs in the last two games. Chas McCormick will start in right field and bat seventh.
Tucker went 1-for-3 with a walk, a steal and two runs scored in Wednesday's 7-5 win over the Mariners. Tucker opened the bottom half of the second with a walk and quickly notched his second steal of the season before eventually coming around to score, giving the Astros an early lead. He added a base hit in the eighth to spark a miraculous four-run rally. Despite this busy day, Tucker is only slashing .187/.222/.385 with five home runs, 15 RBI, 12 runs scored and a 4:18 BB:K.
Tucker went 1-for-3 with an RBI in Tuesday's 2-0 win over the Mariners. Tucker's fourth-inning grounder got through the infield and plated Alex Bregman with the second run of the frame. His .182 batting average isn't much to look at -- it's even lower with runners in scoring position (.133) -- but Tucker has managed to knock in 15 runs, second on the team behind Yuli Gurriel.
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